Joseph Betts

Provisional psychologist

BPsy (Griffith)

 

Joe is a provisionally registered psychologist under the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA). 

He is currently completing a PhD (Clinical psychology) at Griffith University. His PhD focuses on diagnosis and treatment of young children with Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD). As part of his PhD, Joe has experience administering standardised psychological assessments across a range of domains to children aged 3-7 suspected of being adversely impacted by prenatal alcohol exposure.  

He is currently in the process of publishing a systematic review and meta-analysis on the effectiveness of treatments in children diagnosed with FASD, and is a contributing author to The UK Royal College of General Practitioner’s (RCGP) guide to the management of substance misuse in primary care. He also teaches statistics and abnormal psychology at an undergraduate level. 

Joe has experience delivering therapy to children and adults at the Griffith University Psychology Clinic.

 

Joe has experience working with a range of presentations including inattention and concentration difficulties, oppositional behaviours, autism spectrum disorder, anxiety, depression and interpersonal difficulties. He is experienced in using cognitive behaviour therapy (CBT), integrated family therapy and process-based therapy to help clients re-establish balance in their lives.